The Traditions of Easter

Easter is a time of deep religious significance for many people. Over centuries, the symbols of Easter, including those of sacrifice, forgiveness and rebirth, have become incorporated into the traditions of the annual period.

Nowhere are these traditions and symbolic elements more apparent than in the foods of Easter. Though each culture varies in their dishes and ingredients, the themes that …

Elegance and decadence: The traditions of High Tea

With our country’s traditional ties to England, many Australians embracing our connection to the Monarchy and to our English heritage by enjoying the most revered of institutions; High Tea.

High tea is synonymous with decadence, the simple tea and biscuits of the standard afternoon refreshment replaced with cream-oozing cakes, warm, flaking pastries and elaborate multi-layered sandwiches.

Generally, we reserve the …